Injury, Workers Comp, & Wrongful Death Lawyers

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Workers’ Compensation
Schmidt Salita Law Team – Lawyers Pursuing Justice for Firefighters!! Minnesota’s Top Firefighter Lawyers: 50 Years’ Experience. Over 10,000 cases. 5-Star Rated.   Firefighters risk their lives for the safety of all of us.  They deserve the services of lawyers who will fight for their legal rights – every bit as hard as they fight...
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MINNESOTA WORKERS’ COMP LAWYERS: CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT AND SPINAL MANIPULATION Chiropractic Treatment Options Are Expanding, Spinal Manipulation Remains Primary Therapy Chiropractic is a system of therapy focused on the structure of the body, particularly the spine. Chiropractors manipulate the body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal itself. In September...
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5-STAR RATED WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWYERS: WHAT IS A DEPOSITION?   If you are filing for workers’ compensation in Minnesota, a court hearing may be in order somewhere in your claim process. However, not all workers compensation claims in the state are settled within the four walls of a courtroom. More frequently, workers’ compensation claims or...
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5-STAR RATED BLAINE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWYERS: QUALIFYING FOR DUTY DISABILITY BENEFITS   Police officers, firefighters, corrections officers and other public employees are entitled to compensation when they suffer a bodily injury while performing their duties. This concept is called Duty Disability Benefits. In order to qualify for Duty Disability Benefits under the PERA Police and...
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5-STAR RATED WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWYERS FOR FIREFIGHTERS: HOW IS PTSD DIFFERENT FROM PHYSICAL INJURIES?   There are many differences between physical injuries and mental injuries. This article discusses what firefighters, police officers, and other workers need to know in order to be compensated if they suffer from a work-related mental health injury. What Mental Health...
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BLOOMINGTON WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWYERS: WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS AFTER A CUMULATIVE (GILLETTE) INJURY?     Is a cumulative injury, also known as a Gillette injury, covered under the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act? Sometimes workers suffer injuries that are not the result of a singular event, but rather are the result of minute, cumulative trauma over...
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Covid-19 Work’ Comp Claims covered at 96% rate for frontline workers as a result of bill worked on by Mary Beth Boyce and Dean Salita of Schmidt and Salita Law Team An interesting new article on Minnpost.com discussing the “presumption law” a workers’ compensation claim law which covers certain “front-line” employees who were infected with...
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Schmidt Salita Law Team support local fundraiser for promoting safety and health of Firefighters A recent article in the local news covers a fundraiser attended by the Lawyers at The Schmidt Salita Law Team to raise money for the MN Firefighters Initiative a local nonprofit created and run by firefighters to help promote safety and health in...
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5-STAR RATED: MINNESOTA WORKERS COMPENSATION LAWYERS – FIRST RESPONDER PTSD PRESUMPTION     What is the first responder PTSD presumption?  In 2018, the Minnesota Legislature passed a law, Minn. Stat. § 176.011, Subd. 15(e), creating a presumption that “first responders” diagnosed with PTSD are entitled to have that PTSD presumed to be a work injury. Specifically, for dates of injury on or after January...
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MINNESOTA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWYERS – AM I ENTITLED TO RETRAINING? If you are an injured worker in the State of Minnesota, you may be entitled to retraining benefits under the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act. Retraining benefits are wage loss and education program costs which are paid by a work comp insurer. Retraining helps an injured...
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